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  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The draft Environmental Assessment, for the Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Project addresses the need to remove shoals in the entrance channel and main channel Balboa Reach of the […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Chartwell Marine, a pioneer in next-generation vessel design, has announced the launch of their Scanwell shallow draft survey vessel.  The Scanwell range is available in multiple hull sizes – 10m, 12m, 15m and 19m – enabling use in a wide variety of applications, such as offshore energy, port infrastructure and scientific expeditions. Vessels with shallow […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for the Los Angeles River Estuary and Port of Long Beach Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. The draft Environmental Assessment (EA) January 2020 addresses the need to remove shoals in Los Angeles […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) titled “Duckabush Estuary Restoration Project”. According to the WDFW’s latest announcement, they prepared this Draft SEIS in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and other relevant state laws and regulations. The Draft SEIS is now […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District has scheduled two public meetings regarding the release of the Upper Barataria Basin Louisiana – Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) identified to undergo further feasibility-level design is a $514 million alternative that would extend the existing parish levee approximately […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, along with representatives from the Corps LA District’s project delivery team and the Port of Long Beach officials, held a public meetings November 13 at the Port of Long Beach Administration building in Long Beach, California. Representatives from both the Corps […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Tauranga City Council is currently reviewing their coastal structures policy to ensure that they consider the needs of future communities, including the potential impact of climate change as they decide when and how to maintain public coastal structures.  Coastal structures are any man-made building, equipment, device or other facility fixed to land along […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has extended the public comment period for the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Río Guayanilla Flood Risk Management Study at the Municipality of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. USACE is now accepting comments through Oct. 4, 2019. The study area is the alluvial valley in […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released a copy of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Modification to the Port Hueneme Deepening Project located in Ventura County, California. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve efficient accommodation of larger, deep-draft vessels; increased cargo efficiency of product delivery; and […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s authorities yesterday joined the Port of Grays Harbor officials in marking the completion of their Navigation Improvement Dredging Project – Deeper Draft, Phase II. “Seattle District and the port have been working together for more than a century and we look forward to another century of partnership,” […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is seeking public comment for its draft Annual Plan Fiscal Year 2020. Three public hearings are scheduled across the coast to present the draft plan and to receive public comment; two additional public hearings are scheduled on the west and east side of the Atchafalaya Basin to hear […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the left–descending bank of the Missouri River and at one levee station along Upper Pony Creek in Mills and Pottawattamie counties, Iowa is currently available for public review, USACE reports.  The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levees caused by multiple heavy […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Surfside-Sunset Beach Nourishment Project Stage 13, Orange County, California. The project proposes dredging of approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of sand from an offshore borrow area with placement on Surfside-Sunset Beach to nourish the beach and act as a feeder for downcoast […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate potential environmental impacts related to sand survey activities in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regions. The proposed offshore sand surveys are be conducted as part of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP), which under […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Draft State Expenditure Plan (SEP), developed pursuant to the Spill Impact Component of the RESTORE Act (commonly referred to as “Bucket 3”), is now available for public comment until August 27, 2018, reports the RESTORE Council. According to the RESTORE Council, the “Bucket 3” provides funding to the five Gulf Coast states (Alabama, […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District released the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for updating the 1986 Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) and Lake Okeechobee (LO) Master Plan. A public workshop is scheduled in LaBelle and public comment will be accepted through September 21, 2018. A Master Plan […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. As USACE reported, the plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Assessment for modifications of two levee systems located in Sarpy County, Nebraska, owned and operated by the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of modifying the levees to meet FEMA certification and accreditation standards and continue eligibility in the U.S. Army […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last night, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Executive Director, Michael Ellis, presented the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan at a public hearing in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Southeastern Coastal parish residents and governing authorities were in attendance at the meeting, which is the first of three public hearings scheduled in Louisiana’s coastal zones. […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, published a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on Friday, marking a major milestone in the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study. Improvements to approximately 178 acres of existing aquatic and riparian habitat along the lower Yuba River, between Englebright Dam and the confluence of the Yuba […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for levee repairs (L-575 Benton-Washington levee system) along the left descending bank of the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the City of Norfolk, VA. The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, proposes $1.8 billion in improvements that include a combination of structural, nonstructural, […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. The proposed […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Reevaluation Report/Environmental Assessment (HSGRR/EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Passaic Tidal Protection Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. This Draft Integrated HSGRR/EA has been prepared to document the formulation and evaluation […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of restoring the ecological function of the Tyson Bend shallow water habitat backwater site in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA specifically evaluates construction activities required to operate and maintain the backwater and associated features without adversely impacting the Missouri River […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) for the Clover Island Ecosystem Restoration Project. USACE will receive comments no later than Thursday, July 6, 2017. The Corps proposes to partner with the Port of Kennewick to improve […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in partnership with Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has released the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Resacas at Brownsville Ecosystem Restoration Study in Cameron County, Texas. According to the Corps,  the goal of the study is to identify degraded areas for potential […]